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Heartburn? Get off meds naturally!

Many people suffer from heartburn.  The good news is that it is preventable.  Most of my clients are able to get off acid reducing medications and control heartburn through diet and lifestyle changes alone!   Here are the most common causes and tips to reduce heartburn. Possible Causes of Heartburn: Mindless eating – not chewing well […]

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My Favorite Breads

Most breads are made of crappy ingredients like refined flour, corn syrup, and preservatives. Most brands, even whole grain and whole wheat breads, are highly processed carbs that promote inflammation in the body, weight gain and insulin resistance. Lots of clients ask me ” What bread do you recommend?” Well I’ve done the research, tried […]

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My Favorite Greek Yogurt Brands

When walking through the yogurt isle at the supermarket, it’s tricky finding a yogurt that is low in added sugar, has clean ingredients, and still tastes delicious. Yogurts like Yoplait, Dannon, and Light & Fit are packed with sugar and/or artificial sweeteners that can cause inflammation in the body. It is important to pick a […]

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5 Ways To Help Digestion

Your digestion is an important key to your metabolism!  If you show symptoms of constipation, loose bowels, bloating, heartburn, or stomachaches, your metabolism and health will decline.  Follow these 5 steps to improve your digestion, metabolism and your quality of life.  High fiber diet! – A high fiber diet is essential to having a healthy […]

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Is Your Morning Routine Damaging Your Metabolism?

As an experienced nutritionist, I have found that most people mess up in the mornings.  Does coffee drive you to get your day started?  For most people, they need coffee first thing in the morning.  I understand why – the smell, the boost of energy, and a nice poop. However, coffee first thing in the […]

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What does your poop say about your health?

Poop is a bad potty word with my kids but it is common talk with my clients. Your bowels actually say a lot about your health. Your digestion is one of the most important components of your metabolism so your bowels can be directly related to your weight and many other health issues. If your […]

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No need to be Scared of Carbs: Best Carbohydrates

Are you scared of carbohydrates? Most clients seeking support for weight loss are SCARED of carbs?  In general, I find that people who skip carbs at most meals do not lose weight successfully.  Instead, it tends to backfire on them.  An unbalanced diet usually leads to intense sugar and carb cravings, not to mention all the […]

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Overview of Detox Programs

Have you ever done a detox program?  There are so many programs out there – it’s hard to know what will work and what’s safe.  As a clinically trained Registered Dietitian, I was initially against these kinds of programs.  But after living in CA for 10 years and working with amazing holistic practitioners, I became way more […]

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Frozen Yogurt vs Ice Cream

Truth About Frozen Yogurt… Many peope believe that frozen yogurt is a healthy alternative to hard or soft serve ice cream.  I am sorry to burst your bubble, but it is in fact no better than its full-fat counterpart.  Some frozen yogurt versions claim to be fat free, sugar free or contain probiotics, but they […]

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Gluten Free Menu

5 Easy Gluten-Free Substitutions Even though the majority of us do not have Celiac Disease (a true allergy to gluten), I have found that most people are somewhat intolerant or sensitive to gluten.  If you think about your typical diet, you may find that gluten products are found in every single meal you eat.  If […]

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